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The things we carry: the scope and impact of second victim syndrome.

Nosanov L, Elseth AJ, Maxwell J, et al. The things we carry: the scope and impact of second victim syndrome. Am J Surg. 2023;226(5):726-728. doi:10.1016/j.amjsurg.2023.06.035.

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August 2, 2023
Nosanov L, Elseth AJ, Maxwell J, et al. Am J Surg. 2023;226(5):726-728.
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The second victim concept encompasses an important concern for the impact of unsafe care on health care workers. This commentary discusses the topic and the need for system-level solutions to ensure surgical team members involved with patient harm due to errors can heal, and in doing so, provide safe care to their patients.

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Nosanov L, Elseth AJ, Maxwell J, et al. The things we carry: the scope and impact of second victim syndrome. Am J Surg. 2023;226(5):726-728. doi:10.1016/j.amjsurg.2023.06.035.

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